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I'll be traveling to Argentina with my wife and with our little girl (3 months old).

When taking a taxi, is it necessary to use my toddlers seat (and then we'll have to take it with us) or can my wife just hold her ?

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    Just to update: I did the trip, and, really, no one cares. But as soon as I arrived there, we bought a baby carrier and it was great, not only for taxi, but also for tourist bus and for walking. Even protected my little girl from the cold wind... – woliveirajr Jun 18 '13 at 16:14
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There is a question exactly like yours on Trip Advisor. The gist of the answers is: Noone cares.

Taxis don't have car seats to offer and you're not required to have them to travel with kids, so your wife holding your 3 month old will be just fine.

Normally most countries(and states) exempt taxis from child safety seat requirements.

  • Just to update your answer: I did the trip, and, really, no one cares. But as soon as I arrived there, we bought a baby carrier and it was great, not only for taxi, but also for tourist bus and for walking. Even protected my little girl from the cold wind... – woliveirajr Jun 18 '13 at 0:59
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It's not legally required, but obviously it's safer to use one if you can.

That said, we've found using baby carriers like Baby Bjorn to be a pretty good compromise. They're not as safe as a car seat, but much better than relying on your arms and much more convenient to carry around. They're also a lifesaver at airports when waiting around in immigration lines etc.

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